By Jim Baird | AM Football Briefing | Sunday, October 9
ON TO MADISON: It wasn’t always pretty, but Ohio State improved to 5-0 against Indiana 38-17. Now, the Buckeyes head to Madison at night to face a legitimate top 10 Wisconsin team. Bring. On. Bucky. HEADLINES: AP: No. 2 Ohio State struggles at times but downs Indiana 38-17; Sporting News: Can anybody stop Ohio State’s three-part run game?; Columbus Dispatch: Ohio State 38, Indiana 17 | Reality check; Plain Dealer: No. 2 Ohio State football relies on rushing game, defense to beat Indiana 38-17; Toledo Blade: OSU relies on rushing, defense to beat Indiana; Eleven Warriors: Ohio State Struggles to Find Rhythm in Passing Game During 38-17 Win Against Indiana
AROUND THE B1G: That School Up North holds Rutgers to 22 yards in 78-0 rout … Barkley, McSorley help Penn St. beat Maryland 38-14 … BYU hands Michigan State third straight loss in 31-14 rout … Purdue pulls out overtime win at Illinois, 34-31 … Wadley’s big run nudges Iowa past Minnesota in 14-7 grinder
I’m back in the nation’s capitol after a Navy squad ran over Tom Herman and Houston’s playoff dreams in rainy Annapolis Saturday. Thanks for clicking on The Buckeye Daily — the Ohio State morning football briefing the press, program and fans read, edited by Sporting News college football contributor Jim Baird. Know someone who would appreciate this e-mail? Sign up here or send me a line firstname.lastname@example.org. And join the squad following on Twitter @buckeyedaily.
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